OLSON STATEMENT ON INDIA REPUBLIC DAY
Washington, DC- Rep. Pete Olson (R-Sugar Land) today issued the following statement recognizing the 63rd India Republic Day:
"Today marks the 63rd India Republic Day, a day of pride and honor for Indians throughout the world. This signature date marks the signing of Indiaâ€™s constitution, giving birth to the largest democracy on earth. Best wishes to the people of India and those Americans of Indian heritage here in Texas on this historic day.
â€œThe U.S.â€“India relationship is a special partnership between the worldâ€™s two largest democracies. This bond encompasses shared values, commercial trade and mutual security. As a member of the India Caucus in Congress, I am committed to improving the relationship between these two great nations.â€
Rep. Olson participated in a special flag raising ceremony to celebrate India Republic Day at the General Consul of Indiaâ€™s home in Houston.
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